Faculty

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Lisa Balabanlilar

Associate Professor; Research Areas: South Asia, Eastern Islamic World, Early Islamic History, Ottoman Middle East


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Tani Barlow

George and Nancy Rupp Professor of Humanities; Research Areas: Modern Chinese Intellectual History, Feminist Theory, Gender and Social Science


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Douglas Brinkley

Katherine Tsanoff Brown Professor in Humanities; Research Areas: U.S. foreign policy, U.S. Political History, Environmental history, Civil Rights

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Alexander Byrd

Associate Professor; Research Areas: Atlantic World, African Diaspora, U.S. African American


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Peter C. Caldwell

Samuel G. McCann Professor of History; Research Areas: Modern Germany, Modern Europe, Politics, Law and Social Thought, Political Economy and Thought, Modern European Intellectual History


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Kathleen Canning

Dean of Humanities, Andrew Mellon Professor of History

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Nathan Citino

Barbara Kirkland Chiles Professor of History; Research Areas: United States and the World, Middle East, Modernization and Development, Modern U.S.


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G. Daniel Cohen

Samuel W. & Goldye Marian Spain Associate Professor; Areas of Research: Modern France, Modern Europe, Human rights and migration studies


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Daniel Domingues

Associate Professor; Research Areas: Early Africa, Atlantic Africa, Modern Africa, African Diaspora, Slavery & Abolition

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Randal L. Hall

William P. Hobby Professor of American History; Editor, Journal of Southern History; Research Areas: Southern history, Economic history, U.S. Environmental History


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Maya Soifer Irish

Associate Professor; Director, Medieval and Early Modern Studies Program; Research Areas: Medieval Europe, Medieval Iberia, Medieval Borderlands


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Lan Li

Assistant Professor; Research Areas: Medical Humanities, East Asian Science Technology and Society Studies (STS), History of Medicine, History of Science

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Moramay López-Alonso

Associate Professor; Adjunct Associate Professor of Economics; Research Areas: History of Mexico and Latin America, Economic History, History of Public Health


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Michael R. Maas

William Gaines Twyman Professor of History; Research Areas: Ancient Greece and Rome, Late Antiquity and Early Byzantium


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Ussama Makdisi

Arab-American Education Foundation Professor in Arabic Studies; Research Areas: Modern Arab History, U.S.-Arab Relations, Ottoman History, Sectarianism

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W. Caleb McDaniel

Department Chair; Mary Gibbs Jones Professor of Humanities; Professor of History; Research Areas: Nineteenth-Century U.S., Slavery and Emancipation, American Civil War Era, Transatlantic Activism and Abolitionism; Social, Cultural, and Intellectual History, Transnational History


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Alida Metcalf

Harris Masterson, Jr., Professor of History; Research Areas: Rio de Janeiro, Colonial Brazil, Atlantic World


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Elizabeth Petrick

Associate Professor; Research Areas: Computer Technology, Use of Technology, Disability, Civil Rights

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Aysha Pollnitz

Associate Professor; Co-Director Politics, Law and Social Thought; Research Areas: Early Modern Europe, Intellectual and Cultural History, Political and Religious Thought, History of Education


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Paula A. Sanders

Professor; Director of Undergraduate Studies; Research Areas: Islamic history and culture, 7th-15th centuries; History of architectural preservation in the Middle East; Jews in the lands of Islam, Cairo Geniza


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Sayuri Guthrie Shimizu

Professor; Dunlevie Family Chair; Research Areas: US and the World, History of Modern International Relations, International Political Economy, Pacific World, Global History of Sports

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James Sidbury

Professor; Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Professor of Humanities; Research Areas: Early American history, Atlantic history, Southern history, History of race and slavery, Native American history


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William Suarez-Potts

Associate Professor; Research Areas: Legal History, Labor History, History of Capitalism, Latin American History, Mexican History, Borderlands and Immigration History


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Kerry Ward

Associate Professor; Research Areas: World History, Modern slavery and human trafficking, Indian Ocean History, African History, Southeast Asian History

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Lora Wildenthal

John Antony Weir Professor; Research Areas: Modern Germany, European women and gender, Human rights, Modern colonialism


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Fay Yarbrough

Associate Professor; Research Areas: American Indian History, African American History, Southern History


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John Zammito

Baker College Chair for History of Science, Technology and Innovation; Research Areas: European history from 1450-1815, European intellectual history from the scientific revolution to the French Revolution, German Idealism and Romanticism, History of Science, Copernicus to Darwin